Shows & Curriculum

The Tale of Miss Beatrix Potter | One Act Musical

Great for Virtual Performance | Virtual Production Consultation Available

The Tale of Miss Beatrix Potter | Virtual Performance Premier August 2020
Book & Lyrics by Thera Langham Knapp
Music by Hestia September

The Tale of Miss Beatrix Potter tells the story of one of the world’s most beloved children’s authors and how her books came to be. It is a musical full of whimsy which travels between reality and the fantasy world Beatrix created. Throughout the musical, we meet Annie Moore’s family who inspired Potter’s creations, as well as the curmudgeonly Farmer McGregor,  warm but firm Mother Bunny, a host of sparkling, witty rabbits, sparrows, and country critters, and finally, the publishers who foolishly rejected her and her first book.

Discover the story of a young, tenacious woman who wouldn’t take “No” for an answer, and created the most delightful animal characters in all of children’s literature – and learn that you can achieve ANYTHING if you have a good friend and you hold onto your dreams.

Truth About Trolls

Book & Lyrics by Melodee Miller | Music by Hestia September

elementary school students performing Truth About Trolls
World Premiere | Truth About Trolls Opening Night 2019

A musical in four different lengths (suitable for Kindergarten through adult) with accompanying cross-curricular study guides. The curriculum guides emphasize the links between the arts and Race & Equity, Literature & Archetypes, Science, Math, etc. Can be used by schools wanting to stage a musical with minimal performing arts staff or resources.

What kids say about being Trolls:

middle school kids reading curriculum

“I’ve done a lot of musicals before but this is the first one that meant something, that had something important to say. I want to do more shows like Trolls.”

“It was really exciting to be part of writing the show. I’ve never gotten to do that before.”

The Detention Lottery

An interactive play about the immigration court system inside detention centers with accompanying middle and high school social studies curriculum, including drama games and kinesthetic activities to enhance engagement with your students. Comes with complete lesson plans aligned with Common Core Standards.

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